swimming hole


: a place in a river, pond, etc., where people swim

Examples of swimming hole in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At the bottom of Oak Creek Canyon lies a swimming hole that has continually been recognized for its spectacular hidden locale. Evie Carrick, Travel + Leisure, 28 Dec. 2023 Download the Ithaca Waterfalls Challenge digital passport to keep track of its 22 waterfalls and other natural attractions, from the more gentle slopes of Buttermilk Falls and Buttermilk Creek to the diving board perched over a deep swimming hole at Robert Treman State Park. Jessica Ritz, Travel + Leisure, 25 May 2023 Now there's a brand new swimming hole on the scene and that’s always cause for celebration in an arid landscape. Roger Naylor, The Arizona Republic, 7 Mar. 2024 From the Barton Springs swimming hole to Lady Bird Lake—its glossy water is often dotted with paddle boards and kayaks—the city's prolific green spaces and waterways are a surprising and wonderful addition to the urban landscape. Kaitlyn Yarborough, Southern Living, 3 Jan. 2024 The above picture shows a Mission Valley swimming hole in 1931. U-T Staff, San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 Nov. 2023 There were detailed instructions on a message board about how to get to the special swimming hole, but the Web page wouldn’t fully load. Emma Cline, The New Yorker, 23 Oct. 2023 If your campground has a swimming hole, pool, or other water feature nearby, be sure to also bring along swimming gear and towels; Kimmelman also highly recommends packing a dry bag when camping near water. Mandy Harris, Travel + Leisure, 18 Oct. 2023 Melissa Bagley, a 44-year-old mother of four from Lynn, died trying to rescue her 10-year-old son, who had slipped off a rock and fallen into a pool at Franconia Falls, a popular hiking destination and swimming hole in the White Mountain National Forest. Talia Lissauer, BostonGlobe.com, 18 Aug. 2023

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“Swimming hole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swimming%20hole. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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